Weekly Round-up: January 20, 2011
- Last week I linked to an article arguing that crowdsourcing was broken. Here's one showing how New York is trying to implement it through a program called "Give a Minute."
- Twitter and blogging are helping children's services in the UK. Examples like these should be making it easier to justify the time government employees spend on social media.
Something the Center is trying new this year is a video series we're calling "Sixty Seconds with Center." This week, I invite you to join me for my morning commute and talk about Teleworking.
- President Issues New Regulatory Review Order. According to NBC News, President Obama issued a new Executive Order that launches a governmentwide review of existing regulations to “eliminate rules that stymie economic growth.” Agencies must submit a review plan to OMB by May 18th.
- A new focus on threats to security in the cloud
- Administration says it will give industry and academia heads up on cyberattacks
- Innovation as key to US Competitiveness
Business of Government Radio Show: Chad L. Fulgham
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Mr. Chad Fulgham was appointed as the FBI’s Chief Information Officer (CIO) on December 8, 2008, a position that is responsible for the FBI’s overall information technology (IT) efforts, including developing the FBI’s IT strategic plan and operating budget. He is also charged with managing of all FBI IT assets, which includes legacy equipment and infrastructure as well as evolving implementation of new and modernized systems and services to accommodate mission priorities.
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